âFacing Foreclosure? Donât Leave. Squatâ Weekly Column by Amy Goodman Marcy Kaptur of Ohio is the longest-serving Democratic congresswoman in U.S. history. Her district, stretching along the shore of Lake Erie from west of Cleveland to Toledo, faces an epidemic of home foreclosures and 11.5 percent unemployment. That heartland region, the Rust Belt, had its heart torn out by the North American Free Trade Agreement, with shuttered factories and struggling family farms. Kaptur led the fight in... Topics: Foreclosure, TARP, Marcy Kaptur, Bruce Marks, Amy Goodman, Democracy Now!